Durek Verrett is an American businessman, convicted felon, self-professed shaman, and author. Durek is also a former model and actor. He has been characterized by Norwegian media and other critics as a conman.
Durek was born on November 17, 1974, in Sacramento, California. His birth name is Derek David Durek. he however grew up in Forster City. According to him, he is the descendent of a Shaman.
Verrett began his career as a model and TV star. He has a website that describes his style of shamanic teachings as being ‘no nonsense’. Verrett states that his ‘true mission is to bring the ancient practice of shamanism to the mainstream, helping people to “get lit” by cultivating love and acceptance of themselves and others.’ This helped propel his brand of new age shamanism into celebrity circles as he had grown up partly in that world.
Verrett claims to have been initiated spiritually by an American woman who calls herself “Princess Susana von Radic of Croatia”, who is described by fact-checking site Vantrú as “a fraud who claims to be a princess.” He also claimed to have worked at Shamir Medical Center in Israel, but the hospital denied that he had ever worked there.
Who Is Shaman Durek’s Father?
the identity of Shaman Durek’s father is unknown. It is however believed that his father is of Haitian origin.